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1891 East Grinstead Census
Reference RG12/788: East Grinstead Enumeration District No 1; Sub-District: East Grinstead; Enumerator: H.A. Perkins
Boundary That part of the Town of East Grinstead between the end of the High Street next College Lane and the commencement of Glen Vue
Contents Comprising High Street on both sides, Church Street including the Vicarage and Sackville College, Middle Row, Crown Lane, West Street as far as the Cemetary Gates, Westfield, Highfields, Ship Street as far as Turley Cottage, Queens Road and London Road as far as Placelands.
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

49Zion House, 13, West StreetJoseph Bainton, M, Head, married, age 45, born St George In The East, London; occupation: minister of Countess Huntingdon's Connexions
    Edith A Bainton, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Calcutta, India
    Dorothy M Bainton, F, Daughter, age 2 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Nora L Sparrow, F, Wife's sister, single, age 25, born Calcutta, India
    Florence A Sparrow, F, Wife's niece, single, age 13, born Finsbury, London
    Alice Leppard, F, Servant, single, age 16, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

4915, West StreetWilliam T Pledge, M, Head, married, age 22, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: house painter and paper hanger
    Edith Pledge, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Battle, Sussex
    William O W Pledge, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Edith Pledge, F, Daughter, age 1 month, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4919, West StreetJohn Diplock, M, Head, married, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: builder's labourer
    Rosetta Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Esther Diplock, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Lucy A Diplock, F, Daughter, age 18, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John E Wickenden, M, Grandchild, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4921, West StreetThomas C Cooper, M, Head, married, age 33, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Mary A Cooper, F, Wife, married, age 31, born London
    John E Cooper, M, Son, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William J Cooper, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George A Cooper, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Thomas F Cooper, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4923, West StreetAlfred Crittle, M, Head, married, age 35, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: gardener, carman and domestic servant
    Mary Jane Crittle, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Wilton, Wiltshire
    Thomas Turner, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Hammersmith, London; occupation: plasterer

4925, West StreetMary Isted, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: upholsteress
    Kate Midwinter, F, Niece, single, age 18, born Notting Hill, Surrey; occupation: dressmaker

4933, West StreetThomas Burberry, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Ifield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Arthur Burberry, M, Son, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Ernest Cripps, M, Son-in-law, married, age 23, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
    Annie Cripps, F, Daughter, married, age 20, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Olene Cripps, M, Grandson, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

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